A former senior Singapore civil servant was jailed for six months Thursday for receiving oral sex from a female executive of a supplier company in return for business favours.
Singapore is fighting back against a rapidly worsening dengue epidemic by distributing insect repellants to every household and recruiting hundreds of disease control officers, officials said.
Singapore is telling doctors to be more vigilant against dengue fever as the mosquito-borne disease surges this year.
A Singaporean judge on Monday sentenced a former law professor to five months in jail for accepting sex and gifts from a student in exchange for good grades.
Forty-five years ago, as the Vietnam War raged on, Army Spc. Chuck Hagel and Nguyen Tan Dung were on opposite sides of combat serving in the Mekong Delta — both wounded more than once as they battled for their countries.
Singapore on Wednesday issued a stern warning to foreigners to abide by its laws, after Malaysians arrested for staging an illegal protest had appealed for leniency.
Singapore's government says a new policy will require online news websites to be licensed, a move that is being criticized as a form of censorship in a country where media outlets are already strictly controlled.
Websites that regularly report on Singapore including Yahoo News will have to get a license from June 1, putting them on par with newspapers and television new outlets, in a move seen by some as a bid to rein in free-wheeling Internet news.
Singapore has asked the parents of a U.S. man found hanged in the city-state last year to provide evidence for their claim that he was murdered, rather than committing suicide as medical experts said.
Singapore said Tuesday it will implement new measures that will make it easier to share information with other countries on cross-border tax evaders trying to hide assets in the city-state.